User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Side chair

Painted side chair with vase-shaped splat, molded stiles leading to a carved crest rail, rush seat, and with vase-and-ring turned front legs terminating in brush feet, double turned side stretchers, and ball-and-ring turned front stretcher; old red paint.

Inscription

None.

Provenance

From the collection of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson, River House, York, Maine, and Washington, D.C. (Accession Date October 18, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Marion Breckenridge Patterson

About 1730–80

Object Place

possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, New England, United States

Dimensions

104.1 x 50.2 x 37.1 cm (41 x 19 3/4 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.407

Medium or Technique

Painted maple, rush seat

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds